Japanese Korokke - Croquette

Japanese Korokke - Croquette Recipe

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Recipe placed here for play in Culinary Quest - Japan. This recipe was found at website: sumokitchen.com

This is a fast and simple recipe for the delicious Japanese korokke – a croquette made of meat and vegetables.


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4 - 6
30 Min
5 Min
Pan Fry


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    3 - 4 potatoes
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    1/2 onion
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    1/2 carrot
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    200 g pork mince
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    1 tsp fish stock
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    2 tsp sugar
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    1 tbs sake
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    1 tbs mirin
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    4 tbs soya sauce
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    2 eggs
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How to Make Japanese Korokke - Croquette


  1. Boil the potatoes in heavily salted water until soft, drain and mash them with a fork.
  2. Dice the onion and carrot, then brown the mince and add the diced carrot and onion.
  3. Add 2 tbs sugar, 1 tsp fish stock, 1 tbs sake, 1 tbs mirin and 4 tbs soya sauce and simmer for 5 mins.
  4. Add the mince to the mashed potatoes and mix well. Then roll into oblong shapes, and roll in the flour, then the egg and finally the panko.
  5. Then prepare a pan with 2cm deep of vegetable oil at medium/high temperature and shallow fry the croquettes until the outside is golden.
  6. Serve them with a little salad for garnish and tonkatsu sauce or ketchup.

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About Japanese Korokke - Croquette

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Japanese
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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